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SPOT Gen3

SPOT Gen3

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LATEST FIRMWARE

Release Date
2020/08/03
Firmware Version
1.11
Firmware Updater Version
2.6.3
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SPOT Gen3 Support

General

Battery performance

To obtain reliable performance use only AAA Energizer Ultimate Lithium 8x batteries (L92). For optimal performance, please try to utilize SPOT GEN3 in locations with a clear view of the sky with the logo side up.

Extreme heat/cold and trying to send messages indoors or under extreme canopies can drain on battery life. If the On/Off indicator light blinks red this is a warning your battery is about to die. Always carry extra batteries with you. Test your SPOT device before each trip by sending a Check-in/OK message.

Proper battery selection is critical for best performance. 

State 100% Clear View of the Sky 50% Clear View of the Sky
Powered Off 24 Months 24 Months
SOS Approximately 13 Days Approximately 6 days
 
Tracking Based on 24 Hours a Day
Intervals 100% Clear View of the Sky 50% Clear View of the Sky
60 Minutes ~ 52 days ~ 26 days
30 Minutes ~ 26 days ~ 13 days
10 Minutes ~ 17 days ~ 8.5 days
5 Minutes ~ 9 days ~ 4.5 days
2.5 Minutes ~ 7 days ~ 3.5 days
 
Tracking Based on 8 Hours a Day
Intervals 100% Clear View of the Sky 50% Clear View of the Sky
60 Minutes ~ 156 days ~ 78 days
30 Minutes ~ 78 days ~ 36 days
10 Minutes ~ 45 days ~ 22.5 days
5 Minutes ~ 24 days ~ 12 days
2.5 Minutes ~ 20 days ~ 10 days

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For General info and Sales: [+27 11 467 2360]
For Technical Support and dialing from RSA: [080000SPOT]
For Technical Support and dialing from outside RSA: [+353 94 950 5096]

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Technical phone support is available Monday to Friday 24h CST

EMAIL ✉

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Physical Address ⛫

Regent Hill Office Park Block A,
Ground Floor Corner Leslie and Turley Road
Lonehill, Sandton 2191
South Africa